Buffalo National River Partners

Working To Protect & Preserve America’s First National River


About BNRP

The Partners formed because of common interests in the Buffalo River. Our purposes, as stated in our mission statement, are dedicated to the promotion, appreciation, preservation and protection of the Buffalo River. The goals of the Partners are to provide volunteer and financial resources to Buffalo National River which will assist with a variety of projects to enhance facilities, improve visitor experiences and preserve the unique natural and cultural features of the Buffalo National River. Additionally, the Partners raise funds for specific projects and programs that assist the National Park... Read more →

Buffalo National River Partners and Back Country Horsemen Work Together, Spotting Invasive Plant Species by Horseback

Friday morning June 24, 2016, was the first day of the third annual Back Country Horsemen Kid’s Weekend. While ten or twelve adults looked on, the kids sorted through plant samples (not gathered in the Park) to find those described and diagrammed on a list they were given. (see photo below) Terms such as simple, compound, lobed, pinnately, palmately or... Read more →

Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day

For Immediate Release Contact: Caven Clark, Public Information Officer, 870-365-2790 Young Moms-Healthy Families Visit the Buffalo on Picnic-in-the-Park Day Saturday was a busy day at Buffalo National River as the heat and humidity climbed to a point where being in the water seemed like a very good idea. To this end, three families from Yellville and Marshall took advantage of... Read more →

Particiipants Enjoy Special Olympics Fun Day at Tyler Bend

Many events have taken place along the Buffalo National River this spring. But the big event in May was the park’s first Special Olympics Fun Day at Tyler Bend on Friday, May 6   Centered around the pavilion was a variety of events including bocce ball, Frisbee golf, shot put, a scavenger hunt/nature hike, and a softball throw. Participants, including volunteers,... Read more →

National Trails Day

On Saturday, June 4, National Trails Day was celebrated at Tyler Bend in an event co-sponsored by Buffalo National River and the Ozark Highlands Trail Association. Also represented were the Buffalo National River Partners , Buffalo River Back Country Horsemen of America, and the Searcy County Chamber of Commerce. Superintendent Kevin Cheri started the event with a discussion of the... Read more →